Trevor Jones has been promoted to principal engineer at Solar Atmospheres, Inc. Jones started with Solar as a part time employee in 1998 and continued working as a summer intern over the next six years during college. He received a dual Associate's Degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from Penn State University. Jones began full time employment at Solar upon graduation in 2004. He is currently on the Executive Committee for the ASM Philadelphia Liberty Bell Chapter as Secretary and will become vice-chairperson for the 2011-2012 chapter year.
Jone's responsibilities include involvement in all R&D projects from inception to production. He has two R&D technicians that report to him. Don Jordan, vice president of R&D and Corporate Metallurgist states: "Trevor is a true authority on vacuum heat treatment and vacuum furnace technology; understanding the scientific principles of the field and applying them to practical ends both mechanically and electrically. Trevor is admired by all who work with him for his professionalism and genuine gentleman-like character. He is an eager learner and I am confident to say that one would think that Trevor also has an associate's degree in heat treat metallurgy".